Stockton Thunder Becomes Calgary Flames AHL Affiliate
STOCKTON- The Stockton Thunder have been bought by the Calgary Flames and will be the team's American Hockey League affiliate, the team announced Thursday. "First off, Stockton Arena is a world-class facility that is the envy of not just ECHL teams, but AHL teams as well. Having our players play at a top-notch facility was paramount," Flames General Manager Brad Treliving said at a press event. "Also, the fans pack the house here every night; we look forward to that same support for the new team.”